The Gunpowder is flowing at an ideal 158 cfs, is 60 degrees F and has a green tint to it.
With fall around the corner, the Gunpowder is settling to a more consistent level and the fishing has been productive. Terrestrials, particularly ant and cricket patterns have been accounting for plenty of fish. On bright days nymphing has been the go-to with caddis pupa and zebra midges droppers working well.
Since the high water this summer there is a slippery algae coating the rocks, especially from falls road upstream to the dam, cleats are highly recommended as the wading is much more difficult than usual.
Please note: The shop will be open normal hours Labor Day.